BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox will present ceremonies preceding Game Three of the American League Division Series (ALDS) at Fenway Park this Sunday, October 10, beginning at approximately 3:40 p.m. Fans attending the game are asked to be in their seats by 3:30 p.m. to enjoy the ceremony. Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays is scheduled to begin at 4:07 p.m. and will be broadcast live on the MLB Network.
Ceremonies for Game Three of the ALDS will begin with the introduction of the two teams along the base lines. The American flag will be draped over the left field wall and a flag military comprised of men and women from Hanscom Air Force Base will line the warning track, led by Hanscom Air Force Base Installation Commander Colonel Katrina Stephens.
The national anthem will be performed by Springfield native and recording artist Michelle Brooks-Thompson. The anthem will be punctuated by a KC-135 Stratotanker flyover from the Maine National Guard’s 101st Air Refueling Wing (flown by the 132nd Air Refueling Squadron).
Fenway Park gates will open two hours before Sunday’s game (2:07 p.m.). Fans looking to attend Sunday’s game are encouraged to check redsox.com/tickets frequently as tickets from internal holds may be released leading up to game time.
For Game Four of the ALDS, scheduled for Monday, October 11, at Fenway Park, fan should be aware of several street closures and parking restrictions in the City of Boston and surrounding cities and towns due to the Boston Marathon. Fans attending Monday’s game are encouraged to review traffic and parking restrictions for Boston outlined on the city’s website.
Taking public transportation is encouraged for all Postseason games at Fenway Park. The latest service schedules can be found by visiting the MBTA’s website.